Dr. Mark Houston - Hypertension Expert

Lisa Nelson Health Pro January 20, 2010
  • Are you ready to get answers to your most pressing heart health questions from a nationally known blood pressure expert and director of The Hypertension Institute?

     

    Well, I've got great news! Dr. Mark Houston has agreed to answer your questions and I will be interviewing him later this month. I want to ask the questions you want answers to. Post your question as a comment to this post.

     

    Here's a little background information on Dr. Houston. He's been practicing medicine since 1974 when he graduated from Vanderbilt Medical School. He went on to complete his medical internship and residency in California. He returned to Vanderbilt University Medical School and from 1978-1990 performed many roles including Medical Director and Associate Professor of Medicine.

     

    Dr. Houston is triple board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, the American Society of Hypertension, and the American Board of Anti-Aging Medicine. In addition to his medical background he also obtained a masters degree in clinical human nutrition in 2003. In 2008, Dr. Houston was selected by Consumer Research Council as one the TOP PHYSICIANS in the United States. Just this past November and May, 2009, Dr. Houston was selected by USA Today as one of the most Influential Physicians in the U.S. in both hypertension and hyperlipidemia.

     

    Dr. Houston is a consulting reviewer for over 20 major medical journal in the U.S., he's completed over 70 clinical research studies in hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and cardiovascular disease, and Dr. Houston has published over 150 medical articles in peer-reviewed journals. He speaks nationally and internationally on hypertension and has written three best-selling books - The Handbook of Antihypertensive Therapy, Vascular Biology for the Clinician, and What Your Doctor Does Not Tell You About Hypertension: The Revolutionary Nutrition and Lifestyle Program to Help Fight High Blood Pressure.

     

    The list of Dr. Houston's accomplishments goes on and on. I've covered just some of the highlights of his career above. With all of his research commitments, speaking engagements, etcetera; he still works with patients one-on-one in Nashville, Tennessee, and teaches Vanderbilt medical students, interns, and residents.

     

    This is a great opportunity for you to get your questions answered. When submitting your question, keep in mind Dr. Houston areas of specialty - hypertension (high blood pressure), lipid disorders (cholesterol/blood fats), prevention and treatment of cardiovascular diseases, nutrition, clinical age management and general internal medicine.

     

    Make the most of Dr. Houston's generous offer to make time in his busy schedule to answer your questions.

     

    Submit your question by posting as a comment below.